Bett Asia Awards 2024

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Recognising Educational Excellence

The Bett Asia Awards celebrate and champion the EdTech trendsetters and innovators who are revolutionising education across the Asia-Pacific region. In 2024 there will be 5 categories, and submissions will be judged by the Bett Advisory Board. Nominations for the Bett Asia awards open on 20 June, and you have until the 5 August to submit your entries. We will announce the shortlist on 11 September, and winners will then be announced at Bett Asia on 2 October at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

Our 2024 Awards Categories

The 21st Century Learning Award 

This award goes to the individual, group or organisation that is using EdTech effectively to develop the necessary skills to help students become independent and confident global citizens.   

The Disruptor Award

This award goes to the individual, group or organisation that continues to revolutionize traditional pedagogy and champions the accelerated use of technology to develop future-ready schools and students.  

The Pioneer Award 

This award goes to the individual that continually raises the bar when using EdTech in their institution for the greater good of students and staff alike and demonstrates outside-the-box thinking and best practice.   

The Sustainability Initiative Award 

This award goes to the individual, group, or organisation that has implemented an impactful initiative to champion sustainability and drive action for the environment.  

The Wellbeing Award 

This award goes to the individual, group or organisation that have used EdTech collaboratively to support and advance the development of student and teacher mental wellbeing and/or physical health. 

Key dates

Nominations open

20 June 2024

Nominations close

5 August 2024 at 17:00 BST 

Shortlist announced

11 September 2024 

Winners announced

At Bett Asia 2024 on 2 October 2024

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We're excited to be supporting SeeBeyondBorders


Bett Asia is very proud to team up with SeeBeyondBorders, a charity that provides access to quality teaching and learning to children in regions that most need it in Cambodia.

For over 13 years, they've transformed primary education in rural Cambodia. By supporting over 700 teachers, SeeBeyondBorders have raised the learning standards for 30,000 children and increased test scores by an impressive 40% on average.

Entry terms & conditions

  • All entries must be completed and submitted online by 5 August 2024 at 17:00 BST. Individuals or organisations can be entered into more than one category as long as the applications are tailored specifically to show evidence of their relevance to each 
  • The length of the submission is limited (see max word count on the entry form) 
  • Each application must be completed in one session. Application progress cannot be saved. 
  • As stated on the entry form, please supply a self-recorded 30 second – 1 minute video that introduces yourself and briefly explains: how you or your institution/company have demonstrated impact within education in APAC region since 2023 to win a Bett Asia Award - feel free to be as creative as possible. If your entry is shortlisted, please note these videos may be posted on social media channels and used as marketing materials. They will also be collated with other shortlisted candidates. 

Technical requirements for video: 

  • Recording devices can be laptops or PCs (Mac – Quick Time player, Windows – Camera), iPhone (landscape only) or DSLR cameras. Please ensure this is done in landscape mode. 

  • Always record and export files in high resolution as HD clips / 720p or 1080p as mp4 or mov file 

  • Record yourself with good sound quality / via webcam or external/internal microphones 

  • You can record your statement in your school or other location of your choice. 

  • Please use lighting that highlights your face if the room is dark. 

  • Please ensure your file name is clearly labelled. 

  • Where the entry was a collaborative effort, all major contributors should be credited within the entry. 

  • The awards will be judged in two stages. The first stage is the online application and entrants will be shortlisted based on the strength of their submission form and supporting video. You will be contacted by Bett Asia to confirm if you have been shortlisted. Once the shortlists for each awards category is finalised, the judging panel will select a winner for each category.  

  • The decision of the judges is final. The judges reserve the right to re-classify, re-categorise, or reject any entry that does not comply with the requirements of the Bett Asia Awards. 

  • Entries will only be judged based on the information provided to the judges on the entry form and the additional supporting video submitted. 

  • Judges are requested to declare an interest and remove themselves from the process if they are asked to judge an entry that poses a conflict of interest. 

  • All entries will be stored securely on our website and access to these by judges will be strictly monitored. 

  • By entering the Bett Asia Awards, companies and individuals are authorising the organisers to use the data and certain visual materials submitted, for the purpose of the awards presentation. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Individuals or organisations can be entered in more than one category as long as the applications are tailored specifically to show evidence of their relevance to each. Please complete and submit one form per awards category. If you are applying for more than one category, please upload your supporting video as part of each nomination. 

Applicants can nominate themselves or can be nominated on behalf of another individual/organisation. 

Due to the large number of entries, we are unable to give feedback to applicants. 

No, there is no cost involved to apply for an award nomination. However, please note that if you are shortlisted and wish to attend the awards ceremony, then you will be responsible for arranging and covering the expenses for the trip to Malaysia yourself.  

Please contact our team at asia@bettshow.com.

Bett Awards winners will receive a trophy at the Awards ceremony on 2 October 2024. Winners will also receive a Bett Asia 2024 Awards winning logo to use for marketing purposes. Finalists will receive a Bett Asia 2024 Awards Finalist logo. 

As part of your nomination, you will be asked to submit a 30 second – 1 minute video that introduces yourself and briefly explains: how you or your institution/company have demonstrated impact within education in the APAC region since 2023 to win a Bett Asia Award. Always record and export files in high resolution as HD clips / 720p or 1080p as mp4 or mov file.

The winners will be announced at Bett Asia 2024 on 2 October 2024 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  

Education institutions/groups, individuals within an education institution, cross-sector initiatives/projects, EdTech companies and NGOs – all of which must be operating in APAC. 

The awards will be judged by our current Bett Asia Advisory Board. 

Our 2023 winners 

  • The 21st Century Learning Award – Generation Global, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change 

  • The Disruptor Award – DP Education, Dhammika & Priscilla Perera Foundation 

  • The Game Changer Award – The Education University of Hong Kong 

  • The Pioneer Award – Siti Nabilah Binti Kasdi, Institute of Teacher Education Malaysia 

  • The Sustainability Initiative Award – Kopila Valley School 

  • The Trailblazer in Inclusion Award – Prof Dr Michael Joseph Dino, Our Lady of Fatima University 

  • The Wellbeing Award – Intel